Terrance Morgan 2007

Terrance learned to play basketball at the University of Dayton summer camp taught by UD Coach Oliver Purnell and future Stivers Coach Carlos Roberts. Terrance was a four year starter at point guard for the Stivers Tigers. He was only 5’8’’ and 145 pounds but was a hustler and never gave up. He earned many honors including 2007 Player of the Year, in District 15, Player of the Year Patriot Division, 1st team All League, MVP Northridge Veterans Holiday Tournament, Athlete of the Week in 2007, All Ohio North-South All Star game in 2007, All Area Basketball Division III 2007, Co-captain his junior year and captain in senior year.

Terrance was one of the Dayton area’s leading scorers with a 47.5 field goal percentage and a 71.2 free throw percentage average. He competed in track and cross country and had a dance class to stay in shape.

Mr. Shindell, one of Morgan’s teachers at Stivers said “Terrance is a playmaker, team leader, and a hard worker in class. Many students could learn from his perseverance, and most important, Terrance never gives up”.

Terrance received a scholarship to S.W. Community College in Iowa in 2008 and had a good season scoring in double figures and playing strong defense. He transferred to Clinton Junior College in South Carolina in 2009 and was named Defensive Player of the Year. He received a scholarship to Wilberforce University where he started many games for the Bulldogs. He scored 16 points and had 7 assists in a 97-76 victory over Point Park NY to put Wilberforce in the AMC tournament championship game. Morgan was a key player in the turnaround that Wilberforce had in its basketball program these past two years.

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